Archive for June, 2016

Chronicle: District continue sustained excellence

Chronicle Proclaims: “District continue sustained excellence” “We applaud the student achievement and recognize we are fortunate to have leaders in place who place a high value on education and fiscal conservatism.” Thank you to the Citrus County Chronicle for their Editorial Board’s column in Friday, June 24th, 2016 edition, “District continue sustained excellence”.  In their editorial they […]

Well Done Citrus

Well Done Citrus These successful results do not happen by accident. Last week the Florida Department of Education released the Spring 2016 Statewide English Language Arts, Math, Science and End-of-Course Test Results.  Once again Citrus County students outperformed the state in all subject areas! These are most encouraging results and I am so proud of […]

One to One vs Assessment

One to One vs Assessment Two different mandates, two very different objectives! Originally published June 12th, 2016 in the Citrus County Chronicle Beginning in the 2014-2015 fiscal year, the State Legislature required that each district school board shall use at least 50 percent of the annual allocation for the purchase of digital or electronic instructional […]

Koch: The technobabble smoke screen

The technobabble smoke screen I encourage you all to read this excellent guest column by Dan Koch, published in the Citrus County Chronicle, June 12th, 2016.  In the column Koch talks about being part of the Citrus County School one-to-one pilot and then initiative.  Koch shares, “Making learning fun. Using technology in a relevant, meaningful […]